As a senior partner in the Office of Institutional Research & Planning (http://irp.dpb.cornell.edu/), the Institutional Survey Research Associate serves as the office's primary survey research expert and leads the institution's participation in an on-going program of research conducted with a group of peer institutions. The incumbent serves as a member of a team of data-savvy professionals who support data-informed decision-making among Cornell's leaders.
The Institutional Survey Research Associate participates in, coordinates and/or provides oversight over: survey design, survey administration plans, cleaning and analyzing survey data, and preparing reports, dashboards and ad hoc analyses for various audiences including academics, student services professionals, and the public. The incumbent works in partnership with vested university parties on survey content and analytic approaches. Work products may be included in updates provided to executive leadership and the Board of Trustees. The incumbent frequently explains statistical models--both orally and in writing--to non-technical audiences.
Master's degree with at least 3 to 5 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. An advanced degree in the social sciences (e.g., Psychology, Sociology, Education, Economics).
Experience doing research with survey data. Intermediate to advanced understanding of statistics.
Expertise in using statistical software (e.g., SPSS, Stata, R).
Excellent communication skills.
Ability to describe quantitative information in a clear, cogent, concise, and compelling fashion.
Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative fashion with a variety of others.
Experience with programming languages (e.g., Python, SQL).
Experience using data visualization tools such as Tableau.
Experience working in partnership with academics.
No Visa sponsorship is available for this position.
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